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Within days of publication, a paper by Dr. Sivaramakrishnan Rajaraman and colleagues published in the premier journal PeerJ was downloaded 100 times. Entitled “'Pre-trained convolutional neural networks as feature extractors toward improved malaria parasite detection in thin blood smear images,” this is the first study to evaluate the performance of Deep Learning models in classifying parasitic and uninfected red blood cells for improved malaria screening – at both cell and patient level, and using a large scale clinical dataset.
Today Genetics Home Reference launched our new guide to direct-to-consumer genetic testing. These popular tests are provided by 23andMe, Ancestry.com, and many other companies.
Mr. Nikhil Sardana, senior at Thomas Jefferson High School, Alexandria, VA, has been named a semi-finalist in the Regeneron 2018 Science Talent Search. This award placed Mr.
In honor of Morris F. Collen, this prestigious award is the highest honor in informatics that is presented by the American College of Medical Informatics (AMIA) to an individual whose personal commitment and dedication to biomedical informatics has made a lasting impression on healthcare and biomedicine. The National Library of Medicine has produced this video tribute to Dr. Carol Friedman, available on YouTube at 2017 Morris F.
NLM staff will be on hand at the AMIA Symposium Saturday, November 4 through Wednesday, November 8 at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Special treat for early risers: NLM Director Dr. Patricia Brennan begins the day with the NLM Update, Monday, November 6, 7:00am.
LHNCBC announces the first major release of the SimpleITK Toolkit, an easy-to-use interface to ITK, the NLM Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit.
The IEEE (http://www.ieee.org/index.html), the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, has elevated Dr. Sameer Antani (https://lhncbc.nlm.nih.gov/personnel/sameer-antani) to the grade of IEEE Senior Member. IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession. Dr.